Archive for January, 2017
This news brief highlights a JACS article covering the latest results from the FIRST Trial.
Updates and revisions to the eighth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual are described, as well as the reasons for delays in implementation.
The achievements of ACS Scholars in Residence are described, and a call for applications for the 2018–2020 positions is issued.
ACS NSQIP recognized 60 hospitals for meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care in 2015.
ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC supported candidates in the 2015–2016 election cycle based on their support of legislation aimed at improving surgical care.
The 2017 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents, and the 2017 Nominating Committee of the Fellows will select nominees for Officer-Elect positions.
The ACS, in association with Pfizer, Inc., is accepting nominations for the 2017 Surgical Volunteerism Award and Surgical Humanitarian Award.
This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the ACS as of October 2016.
This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering research and activities from the ACS Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.
The ACS Board of Governors is accepting applications for the 2017 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship.
Application details and deadlines for the 2017 International ACS NSQIP Scholarships are provided in this news brief.
The ACS is offering scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the 2017 Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.